Vulpes Libris

A collective of bibliophiles talking about books. Book Fox (vulpes libris): small bibliovorous mammal of overactive imagination and uncommonly large bookshop expenses. Habitat: anywhere the rustle of pages can be heard.

The Book of Human Skin – Michelle Lovric

This is Michelle Lovric’s fourth novel for adults and like the first three, it focuses on semi-fantastical historical settings, with larger-than-life characters. She favours the later eighteenth and early nineteenth … Continue reading

September 28, 2011 · 9 Comments

This Week on Vulpes Libris …

It’s going to be a wild ride on Vulpes Libris this week.   We’ll be keeping company with – among others –  a bonkers nun, a debut novelist and one of … Continue reading

September 25, 2011 · 1 Comment



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